Neil Casey Lands Villain Role in 'Ghostbusters 3'
Sony continues its raid on the Saturday Night Live alumni pool for its female-led Ghostbusters reboot.
Former SNLer Neil Casey has signed on for the villain role, THR has confirmed. He joins one-time SNL alums Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones.
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Paul Feig is directing Ghostbusters 3, which is currently shooting and is based on a script he wrote with his collaborator on The Heat, Kate Dippold. Melissa McCarthy, a three-time SNL host, stars in the film that Sony will release July 22, 2016.
Feig and Casey already have a working relationship. Casey currently stars in Feig’s Yahoo original series Other Space.
With Ghostbusters, Casey won't be the only actor getting screen time. Chris Hemsworth will play a sidekick role to the female band of paranormal house cleaners.
Casey is a familiar face on cable comedy circuit, having appeared on Veep, Broad City and Inside Amy Schumer.
He is repped by UTA, Mosaic and attorney Dan Fox.
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